Saturday, 26 August 2017

£1000 donation from Swanage Fish Festival

On the last Saturday of this year's lifeboat week our friends from Swanage Fish Festival asked if they could interrupt proceedings to present us with a cheque for £1000. We of course said "Yes please".
So a massive thank you to all the team that run the Fish Festival. They have donated over £3000 to various charities this year and we're very grateful for their continued support. Fish Festival 2018 is 9 & 10 June 2018.

Friday, 25 August 2017

Photos - Lighthouse loop 5K fun run

Lifeboat crew member and photographer Andy Lyons has just posted some great photos from our run. Why not have a look at - to see if you got snapped.

Monday, 21 August 2017

Results - Lighthouse loop 5K fun run

Thanks to all who entered the 'Lighthouse loop' this year. Here are the results.
The full results list can be downloaded here - Results 2017.pdf

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Lifeboat week 2017 is done! Thanks for your support.

Another lifeboat week comes to an end and what a week its been.

Thank you to everyone who attended, helped or organised one of our events. We had a great weekend at Prince Albert Gardens and a great turn out to our open day at the lifeboat station. Thanks to those who dodged the rain showers and came along to our service on the pier too, the final event of the week.
The dates for next year are 10 -19 August 2018.

Final day - Fun run, boathouse open day & pier service

The final day of lifeboat week 2017 is here.

The fun run starts at 9am from the boathouse.

Then its our first open day at our brand new lifeboat station from 11am to 4pm.
Then the final event of the week is our annual service on Swanage pier at 6pm.

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Build-a-boat, raft race and live music today

A busy day for the Swanage volunteers today.

The field at Prince Albert Gardens is full of stalls and the arena for the build-a-boat competition.

The build-a-boat race starts at 16:30 followed by the raft race at 17:30.

That's all followed by more live music, bar and BBQ at Prince Albert Gardens.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Live music, bar and BBQ at PAG tonight - Free entry

The first of our live music nights happens tonight, Friday 18th August. We've got 3 great bands playing in the amphitheatre at Prince Albert Gardens (PAG) near the entrance to the pier.

18:30 – 19:30 = Tim Somerfield
19:30 – 21:00 = Razzberry Jam
21:00 – 23:00 = Rat race

The bar and the BBQ will be open from 6pm so get there early, get something to eat and drink and find a good spot to watch the evening's entertainment.